Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
five
Kun:
いついつ.つ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
31 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 五 【ゴ】 five
  • 五大湖 【ゴダイコ】 the Great Lakes
  • 端午 【タンゴ】 Boy's Day celebration (May 5)
  • 第五 【ダイゴ】 the fifth

Kun reading compounds

  • 五 【ご】 five
  • 五つ 【いつつ】 five, five years of age, eight o'clock (old time system)
  • 五つ 【いつつ】 five, five years of age, eight o'clock (old time system)
  • 五つ子 【いつつご】 quintuplets

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 さ、 さつ、 ち、 ふ、 み、 め
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu3
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cinco
  • 5

Portuguese

  • cinco

French

  • cinq
5 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
5 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
19 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
14 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
15 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
7 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
10 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
91 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
7 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
7 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
5 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
32 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4244 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2142 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
257 Morohashi
3436 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 New Nelson (John Haig)
5 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
5 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
40 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
23 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3173 2001 Kanji
0a4.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.7 Four corner code
1-24-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e94 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
colour, prettiness
Parts:
color
Kun:
いろ
On:
ショクシキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
621 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 色 【ショク】 counter for colours
  • 紫色 【ムラサキイロ】 purple, violet
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 色 【シキ】 rupa (form), visible objects (i.e. color and form)
  • 色彩 【シキサイ】 colour, color, hue, tints
  • 彩色 【サイシキ】 colouring, coloring, colouration, coloration, painting
  • 極彩色 【ゴクサイシキ】 richly colored, richly coloured

Kun reading compounds

  • 色 【いろ】 colour, color, hue, tint, tinge, shade, complexion, skin colour, skin color, look (on one's face), expression, appearance, air, feeling, personality, character, tone (of one's voice, etc.), tune, sound, ring, love, lust, sensuality, love affair, lover, paramour, beauty, sexiness, physical appeal, kind, type, variety
  • 色合い 【いろあい】 colouring, coloring, shade (of colour), hue, tone, tinge, tint, flavour, nuance, feel, sense, look
  • 紫色 【むらさきいろ】 purple, violet
  • 橙色 【だいだいいろ】 orange (color, colour)

Readings

Japanese names:
しか、 しこ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
se4, shai3
Korean:
saeg

Spanish

  • color
  • aspecto

Portuguese

  • cor

French

  • couleur
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
162 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3889 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
241 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
204 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2522 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30602 Morohashi
2029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4956 New Nelson (John Haig)
1753 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1890 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
405 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2771.7 Four corner code
1-31-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8272 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
marsh, lake, bog, swamp, pond
Kun:
ぬま
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1467 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 沼地 【ヌマチ】 marshland, wetland, swampland
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp, bog
  • 湖沼 【コショウ】 lake, marsh, wetland, inland waters
  • 池沼 【チショウ】 ponds and swamps, retard, mentally disabled person

Kun reading compounds

  • 沼 【ぬま】 marsh, swamp, wetland, bog, pond, being hooked (on a video game, TV show, etc.)
  • 沼田 【ぬまた】 marshy rice field or paddy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • pantano
  • lago
  • estanque

Portuguese

  • pântano
  • lago
  • charco
  • brejo
  • lagoa

French

  • marais
  • lac
  • marécage
  • mare
  • étang
1395 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2521 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
595 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1173 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
254 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
302 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17257 Morohashi
339 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3091 New Nelson (John Haig)
137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1201 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3716.2 Four corner code
1-30-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cbc Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
north
Kun:
きた
On:
ホク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
153 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 北緯 【ホクイ】 north latitude
  • 北欧 【ホクオウ】 Northern Europe, Nordic countries, Scandinavia
  • 極北 【キョクホク】 extreme north, North Pole
  • 西北 【セイホク】 north-west

Kun reading compounds

  • 北 【きた】 north, the North, northern territories, North Korea, north wind
  • 北アイルランド 【きたアイルランド】 Northern Ireland
  • 西北 【せいほく】 north-west

Readings

Japanese names:
きら、 ほう、 ほっ、 ほつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei3
Korean:
bug, bae

Spanish

  • Norte
  • huir
  • perder

Portuguese

  • norte

French

  • nord
139 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
224 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
205 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
103 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
751 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
156 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
24 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
138 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
73 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
73 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
42 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
231 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
230 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
147 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
454 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2574 Morohashi
197 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
581 New Nelson (John Haig)
445 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
480 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
282 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
0a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1111.0 Four corner code
1-43-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5317 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
salt
Kun:
しお
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 塩 【エン】 salt (e.g. sodium chloride, calcium sulfate, etc.), chloride
  • 塩化 【エンカ】 chloride
  • 減塩 【ゲンエン】 reduction of salt, sodium restriction
  • 岩塩 【ガンエン】 halite, rock salt

Kun reading compounds

  • 塩 【しお】 salt, common salt, table salt, sodium chloride, hardship, toil, trouble, saltiness, cold, unwelcoming, indifferent
  • 塩辛い 【しおからい】 salty (taste), briny
  • 岩塩 【がんえん】 halite, rock salt
  • 手塩 【てしお】 table salt, small plate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • sal

Portuguese

  • Sal

French

  • sel
354 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
451 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
428 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1058 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1125 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
730 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
439 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1101 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
924 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
385 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
774 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1470 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5382 Morohashi
631 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1075 New Nelson (John Haig)
1458 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
603 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
3b10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4811.7 Four corner code
1-17-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5869 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
cliff
Parts:
Variants:
meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness
Kun:
はら
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
172 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 原 【ゲン】 original, primitive, primary, fundamental, raw
  • 原案 【ゲンアン】 original plan, original bill, original motion, draft
  • 中原 【チュウゲン】 middle of a field, middle of a country, field of contest
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen

Kun reading compounds

  • 原 【はら】 field, plain, prairie, tundra, moor, wilderness
  • 原っぱ 【はらっぱ】 open field, empty lot, plain
  • 萩原 【はぎはら】 reedy field
  • 笹原 【ささはら】 field of bamboo grass

Readings

Japanese names:
た、 ばる、 ら、 わた、 わら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • origen
  • pradera
  • prado
  • campo

Portuguese

  • prado
  • original
  • primitivo
  • campo
  • planície
  • pradaria
  • tundra
  • sertão

French

  • pré
  • prairie
  • champ
  • original
  • primitif
  • toundra
  • désert (étendue sauvage)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
107 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
825 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
202 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
388 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1231 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
136 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
136 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
136 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2973 Morohashi
3009 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
652 New Nelson (John Haig)
134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
142 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
113 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
192 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3341 2001 Kanji
2p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-8 SKIP code
7129.6 Four corner code
1-24-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
539f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
village, town
Kun:
むら
On:
ソン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
253 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 村 【ムラ】 village
  • 村議会 【ソンギカイ】 village assembly
  • 町村 【チョウソン】 towns and villages
  • 農村 【ノウソン】 agricultural community, farm village, rural

Kun reading compounds

  • 村 【むら】 village
  • 村長 【そんちょう】 village headman, village mayor
  • 選手村 【せんしゅむら】 Olympic village, athlete's village
  • 隣村 【りんそん】 neighboring village, neighbouring village

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 むた、 ら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cun1
Korean:
chon

Spanish

  • ciudad
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • cidade
  • aldeia

French

  • village
  • ville
107 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
62 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
52 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
210 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2191 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
154 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
196 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
191 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
191 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1073 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1029 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
558 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
212 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14464 Morohashi
834 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 New Nelson (John Haig)
208 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
221 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
241 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
65 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1848 2001 Kanji
4a3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
4490.0 Four corner code
1-34-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6751 Unicode hex code